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May 31st, 1941: Four bombs are dropped over Dublin city by Luftwaffe aircraft. The fourth explosion rips through the North Strand Road. File photograph: The Irish Times

During the early hours of Saturday, May 31st, 1941, Mary Tarrant awoke to a loud thumping of Bofors anti-aircraft guns firing into the sky. (...)

Nasouh Hossari. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Before moving to Ireland, Nasouh Hossari had no interest in art. His life in Damascus was taken up with work and, later, the stress and anxiety of liv(...)

The remains were found on a greenfield site in Co Louth. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Human remains found during a massive search operation in Drogheda last month have been identified as belonging to a 17-year-old who was murdered last (...)

Vincent Brady: in both his political and business life, he showed that strength of character and perseverance can overcome all obstacles

Former Fianna Fail minister and businessman Vincent Brady, who died on October 6th, 2020, was a quietly spoken man, always courteous, non-confrontatio(...)

Glen ‘Ossie’ Osborne (20): murdered at Ballybough House, Ballybough, Dublin on April 15th.

A teenager who pleaded guilty to murdering his friend who had called him a “rat” has been sentenced to detention for life with a review after 10 years(...)

Paul Lynch from Ballybough in Dublin moved to France in 1994 where he works for Eurocontrol.

From the shadows of Croke Park to Paris, Paul Lynch combines a career in aviation with supporting and strengthening the Irish community in France. Or(...)

The National Handball Centre in Ballybough, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A €15.5 million international-standard handball centre at Croke Park has been handed over to the local community, marking the end of a 30-year dispute(...)

The cycle route was proposed in 2012 as a two-way track running on one side of the road only. Photograph: Getty Images

Contractors will be sought in the coming weeks to build a €20 million cycle path from Fairview to Connolly Station, first planned more than eight year(...)

On the road again: Bernard O’Shea and Marty Morrissey

Marty & Bernard: On the Road Again (Wednesday, RTÉ One) sees the RTÉ funnyman (one word, no hyphen) Bernard O’Shea taking the RTÉ funny man (two w(...)

The council had planned to cover the cost of the project by selling smaller depot sites.

Dublin city councillors have approved €34 million in borrowing to fund the construction of a facility in Ballymun for outdoor staff and equipment, fol(...)

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